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Wide Deep Cracks in Road Surface Outside 35&36 St James Parade

Reported in the Potholes & road surface category anonymously at 18:47, Thursday 6 August 2020

Sent to Bath and North East Somerset Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 2233984.

The road surface in St James Parade is badly cracked from heavy vehicles and buses causing excessive and constant vibration of SACO Aparthotel. Apart from the distress caused to our guests from the noise and vibration, here is also cracking to the decorative pillars on the front of the building. This damage has been reported previously but nothing was done. The council needs to take some immediate action to repair the street to a standard that can take the size of the vehicles constantly use it since the traffic was re-routed to allow the development of the riverbank. It is simply not acceptable to allow a listed building to crumble away because of this lack of attention to a fundamental responsibility.

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  • Thank you for this report. We will review the details and carry out an inspection of the site if required.

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    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 18:47, Thursday 6 August 2020

  • Thank you for your enquiry regarding St James’ Parade.

    Your concerns are being investigated by the Highway Maintenance team and options for dealing with the problem are being investigated within available resources. In the meantime, the Highway Inspector will continue to monitor this road and raise repairs for anything at intervention level.

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 11:34, Thursday 13 August 2020

  • We've looked into this report and decided not to take any action for now. We've closed this report. However, we check local roads regularly and keep an eye out for issues.

    To find out what we do and how we make these decisions, please visit https://www.bathnes.gov.uk/ fmsroads03

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bath and North East Somerset Council at 17:47, Thursday 13 August 2020

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